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QNAP TX-800P
Thunderbolt™ storage expansion enclosure for Thunderbolt NAS

Flexibly expand your Thunderbolt NAS storage. Fast and easy.
When expanding data storage capacity, deploying multiple servers can lead to complexity in management and dramatically increased costs. QNAP TX-800P expansion enclosure provides a flexible expansion alternative designed with easy setup in mind for scaling up Thunderbolt NAS storage space via high-speed Thunderbolt 2 (20Gbps) cables. The TX-800P provides an additional 8 hard drives providing up to 64 TB* expanded capacity for the Thunderbolt NAS, making it ideal for data backup, 4K digital media collection and video surveillance storage with blazing-fast data transmission performance.

Highlights:
Easily add additional drive capacity to a Thunderbolt NAS Missing mode protection Powerful QTS Storage Manager Efficient backup solution for Thunderbolt NAS Smart power design Excellent hardware design Easily add additional drive capacity to a Thunderbolt NAS Simply connect the TX-800P to a Thunderbolt NAS via Thunderbolt 2 cables and power it on. The Thunderbolt NAS will automatically detect the hard drives in the TX-800P as newly-installed local drives. The Thunderbolt NAS capacity can then be seamlessly expanded as a large volume by using the powerful QTS Storage Manager.
Supported Turbo NAS modelsTVS-871T RAM of NAS >= 2GB Maximum number of connected TX-800P 6 Maximum number of hard drives 56 Maximum raw capacity* 448 TB Maximum RAID group size 144 TB Maximum number of RAID groups per storage pool 128 Maximum storage pool size 144 TB Maximum number of storage pools per system 128 Maximum Flexible Volume size 144 TB Maximum iSCSI LUN size 144 TB


Missing mode protection
If your TX-800P is accidentally disconnected, the Thunderbolt NAS enters missing mode and blocks I/O access to protect the stored data. The system can then recover from the missing mode to the normal state with data staying intact.

Powerful QTS Storage Manager
The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage with a modern & intuitive graphical user interface, which greatly simplifies the process of NAS capacity expansion and TX-800P management. IT administrators can easily monitor the health status of TX-800P and the disks within it. When multiple expansion enclosures are connected, the Locate Disk and Locate Enclosure functions assist you in quick maintenance.

Efficient backup solution for Thunderbolt NAS
In addition to expanding an existing volume, you can use the TX-800P as a flexible external storage to perform speedy and secure backup tasks for the Thunderbolt NAS. The QNAP RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) or rsync service lets IT administrators back up Thunderbolt NAS data to the TX-800P on a real time or scheduled basis.

Smart power design
The TX-800P automatically powers on and off with your Thunderbolt NAS, allowing for total convenience and energy saving.

Flexible drive selection
The TX-800P offers high flexibility in hard drive selection. IT administrators can choose low-cost but high-capacity SATA HDDs for large data archiving, or high-speed and high-stability SSDs for I/O intensive operations.

Excellent hardware design
The TX-800P includes a full 350W internal PSU to provide ample power even under sustained full load. The well-ventilated chassis and smart fan helps to provide efficient cooling for better stability and reliability, with the fan enabling efficient heat removal even when all 8 drives are under full operation simultaneously.


Form Factor Tower Hard Disk Drive 8 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive

NOTE:
1. The system is shipped without HDD.
2. For the HDD compatibility list, please visit https://www.qnap.com/compatibility Hard Disk Tray 8 x Hot-swappable tray RAID Management Yes, (via QNAP QTS Storage Manager or software in Mac OS X) Thunderbolt port Two Thunderbolt™ 2 high-speed ports (daisy-chain up to 6) LED Indicator Status, fan error, system overheat, thunderbolt port status Secure Design Kensington security slot for theft prevention Fan Quiet cooling fan (12 cm, 12V DC) x 2 Power Supply Unit Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, Output: 250W Power Consumption HDD standby: 24.9W
In operation: 50.66W
(with 8 x 2TB WD20EFRX HDD installed) Sound Level (dB) Sound pressure (LpAm) (by stander positions): 22.1 dB
(with 8 x 2TB WD20EFRX HDD installed) Dimension 185.2 (H) x 298.2 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm
7.29 (H) x 11.74 (W) x 9.27 (D) inch Weight Net: 7.3 kg (16.08 lbs)
Gross: 8.6 kg (18.94 lbs) Temperature 5°C ~ 35°C (40°F ~ 95°F) Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C.
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Stock code IBQ-TX800
Brand Qnap
Series Desktop JBOD
Model TX-800P
Type 8-Bay, Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis
UPC 885022009237
ROHS Y
Date added 02/09/2015

TX-800P Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 185.2 (H) x 298.2 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
Guarantee 2yr
Total Drives 8
RAID JBOD
RAID Levels JBOD

TX-800P Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2

Software

TX-800P Speed

Speed/RPM 6Gb/s SATA

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 8.6kg
Weight (bare) 7.3kg
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Qnap Desktop JBOD TX-800P 8-Bay, Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis


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6Gb/s SATA
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QNAP TX-800P
Thunderbolt™ storage expansion enclosure for Thunderbolt NAS

Flexibly expand your Thunderbolt NAS storage. Fast and easy.
When expanding data storage capacity, deploying multiple servers can lead to complexity in management and dramatically increased costs. QNAP TX-800P expansion enclosure provides a flexible expansion alternative designed with easy setup in mind for scaling up Thunderbolt NAS storage space via high-speed Thunderbolt 2 (20Gbps) cables. The TX-800P provides an additional 8 hard drives providing up to 64 TB* expanded capacity for the Thunderbolt NAS, making it ideal for data backup, 4K digital media collection and video surveillance storage with blazing-fast data transmission performance.

Highlights:
  • Easily add additional drive capacity to a Thunderbolt NAS
  • Missing mode protection
  • Powerful QTS Storage Manager
  • Efficient backup solution for Thunderbolt NAS
  • Smart power design
  • Excellent hardware design
  • Easily add additional drive capacity to a Thunderbolt NAS
  • Simply connect the TX-800P to a Thunderbolt NAS via Thunderbolt 2 cables and power it on. The Thunderbolt NAS will automatically detect the hard drives in the TX-800P as newly-installed local drives. The Thunderbolt NAS capacity can then be seamlessly expanded as a large volume by using the powerful QTS Storage Manager.

Supported Turbo NAS modelsTVS-871T
RAM of NAS >= 2GB
Maximum number of connected TX-800P 6
Maximum number of hard drives 56
Maximum raw capacity* 448 TB
Maximum RAID group size 144 TB
Maximum number of RAID groups per storage pool 128
Maximum storage pool size 144 TB
Maximum number of storage pools per system 128
Maximum Flexible Volume size 144 TB
Maximum iSCSI LUN size 144 TB



Missing mode protection
If your TX-800P is accidentally disconnected, the Thunderbolt NAS enters missing mode and blocks I/O access to protect the stored data. The system can then recover from the missing mode to the normal state with data staying intact.

Powerful QTS Storage Manager
The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage with a modern & intuitive graphical user interface, which greatly simplifies the process of NAS capacity expansion and TX-800P management. IT administrators can easily monitor the health status of TX-800P and the disks within it. When multiple expansion enclosures are connected, the Locate Disk and Locate Enclosure functions assist you in quick maintenance.

Efficient backup solution for Thunderbolt NAS
In addition to expanding an existing volume, you can use the TX-800P as a flexible external storage to perform speedy and secure backup tasks for the Thunderbolt NAS. The QNAP RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) or rsync service lets IT administrators back up Thunderbolt NAS data to the TX-800P on a real time or scheduled basis.

Smart power design
The TX-800P automatically powers on and off with your Thunderbolt NAS, allowing for total convenience and energy saving.

Flexible drive selection
The TX-800P offers high flexibility in hard drive selection. IT administrators can choose low-cost but high-capacity SATA HDDs for large data archiving, or high-speed and high-stability SSDs for I/O intensive operations.

Excellent hardware design
The TX-800P includes a full 350W internal PSU to provide ample power even under sustained full load. The well-ventilated chassis and smart fan helps to provide efficient cooling for better stability and reliability, with the fan enabling efficient heat removal even when all 8 drives are under full operation simultaneously.


Form Factor Tower
Hard Disk Drive 8 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive

NOTE:
1. The system is shipped without HDD.
2. For the HDD compatibility list, please visit https://www.qnap.com/compatibility
Hard Disk Tray 8 x Hot-swappable tray
RAID Management Yes, (via QNAP QTS Storage Manager or software in Mac OS X)
Thunderbolt port Two Thunderbolt™ 2 high-speed ports (daisy-chain up to 6)
LED Indicator Status, fan error, system overheat, thunderbolt port status
Secure Design Kensington security slot for theft prevention
Fan Quiet cooling fan (12 cm, 12V DC) x 2
Power Supply Unit Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, Output: 250W
Power Consumption HDD standby: 24.9W
In operation: 50.66W
(with 8 x 2TB WD20EFRX HDD installed)
Sound Level (dB) Sound pressure (LpAm) (by stander positions): 22.1 dB
(with 8 x 2TB WD20EFRX HDD installed)
Dimension 185.2 (H) x 298.2 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm
7.29 (H) x 11.74 (W) x 9.27 (D) inch
Weight Net: 7.3 kg (16.08 lbs)
Gross: 8.6 kg (18.94 lbs)
Temperature 5°C ~ 35°C (40°F ~ 95°F)
Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C.
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Specifications

General

Stock code IBQ-TX800
Brand Qnap
Series Desktop JBOD
Model TX-800P
Type 8-Bay, Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis
UPC 885022009237
ROHS Y
Date added 02/09/2015

TX-800P Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 185.2 (H) x 298.2 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
Guarantee 2yr
Total Drives 8
RAID JBOD
RAID Levels JBOD

TX-800P Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2

Software

TX-800P Speed

Speed/RPM 6Gb/s SATA

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 8.6kg
Weight (bare) 7.3kg
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30/11/2017 | Andrew H | GB Flag |
Is this device suitable for backups of the host NAS? For example, if the host NAS failed would the data be available to a replacement? Also, do all the disks need to be of the same type and capacity?

The TX-800P is an expansion meant to expand the capacity of your Raid. What I would suggest, is to either have an external drive to backup to or have a separate NAS to back up to.




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16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Is there a difference between network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and nas drive?

There is no physical difference between a network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and NAS drive, the MAIN difference is about the use of the equipment. So:

A Network Drive is a area on storage that is useable to anyone on the network and will be visible to the device you are using if you have the correct login/password.

A Backup Drive is a storage device is a area of NAS or DAS storage that is used JUST for backups and only for writing, not reading - it backs up one or multiple devices on a regular basis.


A Network Hard Drive is the same as a network drive, but instead of a portion of online storage that is network/internet accessible, it is an entire disk drive. Much larger and often includes a RAID drive acting as a fall-back.

A NAS Drive can do all of the above. It can be set up to be a backup drive for all your devices, it can make either a portion or ALL of the storage available over the internet or network, it can do all of these at the same time and can give you much, much more access options thanks to NAS software from the likes of QNAP, Synology, WD, Asustor, Buffalo and Drobo.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a server at home?

A server at home is a network attached storage device (NAS) that is like a computer, but with the emphasis on storage space. They can be purchased for as little as £100 and mean all your data can be accessed, used and backed up to and from overt the internet or your home network (WiFi etc). Bigger and more expensive home servers can do more, such as virtual computers, surveillance recording and multimedia access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is meant by diskless NAS?

A Diskless NAS means that it a network storage device that is sold without any Hard Drives inside. Many NAS Brands like WD and Buffalo will only sell their NAS server devices with Drives already installed - this can often increase the price significantly, as well as limit the Hard Drives you want to install. A diskless NAS is a device that you can choose which drives, how many and the capacity you want and install them yourself, for a more bespoke NAS storage device. Installing the Hard Drives is very easy and you can often save a lot of time and improve your long term storage by choosing a diskless NAS and selecting the drives yourself.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS external hard drive?

A NAS external Hard Drive is an external storage device that, unlike USB 3.0 and eSATA external Hard Drives, is accessed used the internet or your home network. So that means you can access the contents (DATA) of the NAS on your iPhone, iPad, Smart TV, PS4, XBOX One, Sonos Sound System, Bose system, Laptop, Smartphone and pretty much any DLNA enabled device without having to connect to it with a cable. Meaning you do not need to carry duplicates of all your data on all your devices, but can have one central NAS storage devices that all the other devices can access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do I connect to my NAS remotely?

You can connect to your NAS server remotely with the mobile applications that are free with your NAS Brand manufacturer for iOS and Android. Alternatively you can use a number of desktop applications from the big brands QNAP and Synology NAS to access your device remotely. Lastly you can create a network and internet accessible drive with iSCSI and then setup software (Virtual Machine, backup, Surveillance and more) on your Mac or Windows machine to read and write to the NAS remotely.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drive used for?

A NAS drive can be used for the following:

Apple Time Machine Backups
Synchronized Backups of Windows and Android devices
A Plex Media Server
DLNA Media Server
Download Server
Printer Server
Virtual Machine Deployment
Email Server
CRM and/or CMS System
A CCTV IP Camera Enabled Surveillance station for your home or office
File Server
and more...


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What are the different types of RAID?

The most popular and recommended RAID levels for a 2-Bay NAS and 4-Bay NAS from Synology and QNAP are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a RAID hard drive?

A RAID Hard drive is a Hard Disk Drive that is designed to be used in a RAID configuration - in simple terms it is a drive that can be installed with multiple other drives of the same type (such as WD Red RAID Drives, WD Purples Surveillance RAID Drives and Seagate Ironwolf NAS RAID Drives). These are designed to be on for long periods of time and for handling data that is shared and/or duplicated across multiple drives at once - constructed with better vibration, head and access controls). Most other drives are designed to work on their own.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is raid on a NAS?

RAID on a NAS is a means to protect yourself from losing your data due to hard drive failure. Hard Drives are the 2nd most vulnerable area of a NAS device and if a drive fails and you do not have a copy of the data elsewhere, you will most likely lose it all. RAID gives you a safety net (called REDUNDANCY) which means you can afford to lose 1, 2 or even 3 hard drives with the right configuration. The most common options are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a personal cloud storage device?

A personal Cloud storage device is a piece of Hardware, Like a NAS, that gives you the access, freedom, speed and utility of popular 3rd party cloud providers such as Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Amazon S3 and more. However unlike those providers that hold your data on a server farm hundreds or thousands of miles away, where you it can be broken into, a Personal Cloud (NAS) lives in your home/office and can be protected with both bespoke AES-256bit encryption, individual login credentials and if the worst case scenario, can be simply unplugged from the network/internet.


It is also considerably cheaper in the long term.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do you connect to a NAS?

You can connect to a device in several ways:


- You can connect to a NAS via your home network as long as it is connected to the same router/switch that your other devices are connected to, via cable or over Wi-Fi (the devices, not the NAS)


- You can connect over the internet using the NAS manufacturer’s respective software on desktop or mobile platforms for Mac, Windows and Android devices


- You can also access the data as a network drive (where the location of the drive with be an IP - 192.168. etc.) and then the drive can be read and written to as needed


Thank you


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How does a NAS device work?

Excellent Question. A NAS devices like a computer that is dedicated to storing data that is made accessible across all your internet enabled devices. It connects to your home network (in simple terms, the internet connected network in your home or office) and makes the data that is store on it accessible. You can also access the data from outside the phone via WiFi at hotspots and other buildings, or via your mobile 3G or 4G internet connection.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Do you really need a NAS?

If you have data spread across multiple devices without a single backup location, then YES, you really do need a NAS drive. As it will make backing up with multiple devices easier, more automated and reliable.


If you are a business with large amounts of data that needs to be accessible quickly, across multiple machines or outside your office environment for off-site staff or clients, then YES you needs a NAS.


If you want your internet accessible data to be 100% inaccessible when needed (for security) and are considering a Cloud provider or a NAS, BUY A NAS!!! It is cheaper in the long run and can have individual and bespoke security measures. 


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drives for home?

A NAS drive for Home is the means of storing your data in a central location that can be used for more home and entertainment based applications. Often these are 2-Bay or 4-Bay NAS Devices that support applications such as Plex, DLNA Server support, Backups like Apple Time Machine and Surveillance over IP cameras from companies such as Edimax and Reolink. The Hard drives in a NAS Drive for Home are recommended to be WD Red NAS Drives or Seagate Ironwolf NAS drives.


 



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